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Church in an age of global migration : a moving body

Author: Susanna Snyder
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series: Pathways for ecumenical and interreligious dialogue.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Migration has become a defining feature of the contemporary age. It has brought about significant changes in political, economic, social, and religious landscapes. This volume explores a question that has been little considered to date: how are churches being transformed in the face of global migration? The book features contributors from diverse national, denominational, cultural, professional, and linguistic  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna Snyder
ISBN: 9781137553003 1137553006 9781349556168 1349556165 113751812X 9781137518125
OCLC Number: 910664570
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 266 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Moving Body / Susanna Snyder --
"You are close to the church's heart" : Pope Francis and migrants / Gioacchino Campese --
"Gathered from all nations" : catholicity, migration, and reformed ecclesiology / Joshua Ralston --
Orthodox church(es) stepping out of the orthodox heartland / Maria Hämmerli --
Being church as Latina/o Pentecostals / Néstor Medina --
The promise of a pilgrim church : ecclesiological reflections on the ethical praxis of kinship with migrants / Kristin E. Heyer --
Migration, higher education, and the changing church / James Walters --
Liturgy in migration and migrants in liturgy / HyeRan Kim-Cragg and Stephen Burns --
Worshipping with the homeless : foreign ecclesiologies / Cláudio Carvalhaes --
"Woman, where have you come from and where are you going?" : circular female migration, the Catholic Church and pastoral care in India / Patricia Santos --
Patron saint of Catholics and Hindus : Saint Antony and ecclesial hospitality in East London / Alana Harris --
Not quite here : queer ecclesial spaces in the Filipino diaspora / Michael Sepidoza Campos --
Cyberchurch and Filipino@ migrants in the Middle East / Agnes Brazal and Randy Odchigue --
Vulnerable and missional : congregations of migrant domestic workers in Lebanon / Daniel Chetti --
Intentional community and displaced people : dwelling together in the body of Christ / Jennifer Drago --
Interreligious dialogue in a nomadic church : the witness of Jesuit Refugee Service in Eastern Africa / Deogratias M. Rwezaura --
Ghanaian Presbyterians in America : why some join American denominations and others don't / Moses Biney.
Series Title: Pathways for ecumenical and interreligious dialogue.
Responsibility: edited by Susanna Snyder, Joshua Ralston, and Agnes M. Brazal.

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Church in an Age of Global Migration presents a collage of embodied ecclesial practices, understandings, and realities that have emerged and are continuing to develop in the face of global migration.  Read more...
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